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John Wesley Hanna Jr.

September 11, 1928 ~ October 13, 2000 (age 72)

John Wesley Hanna Jr., 72, of Newburgh, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at St. Mary’s Comprehensive Nursing & Rehabilitation of cancer.

He retired in 1993 from New- Kro Oil Co. after 17 years as a re­gional supervisor, and had worked for Red Bird Gas Stations for 14 years. He was a Korean War Army veteran. He attended Newburgh Pres­byterian Church and was a mem­ber of First Baptist Church in El­dorado, Ark. He was a member of the Evansville Oilman’s Associ­ation, an avid golfer and past president of the Rolling Hills Country Club.

Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Dora (Morgan); a sister, Katy Townsend of Jackson, Miss.; and a niece and nephews who cared for him, Nancy Mitchell, William Townsend and Robert and Richard Meeks.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Arling­ton Cemetery in Eldorado, the Rev. William Townsend offici­ating.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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